Watch For Deals

Earlier this week My dad called an said he found a deal on some hay for the cows and asked If I could go help get a load. Of course I said yes, so this morning we traveled to the state prison where the inmates grow and harvest hay. We where able to get 67 bales at 5 dollars each. This will go along way in feeding our cows, considering the price of hay in[…]

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Appliances I really love

I have a few appliances that are almost mandatory in the kitchen. First is the bread maker I love some fresh bread. Next i would say the slicer because the bread is even better when its in nice even slices it makes it easy to store and great for sandwiches, After that I would say my tea maker. There are a few i am looking into getting like a small ice machine, an ice cream[…]

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Lets talk animals

When you live a sustainable life it often means that you will have animals. I have several some pets some workers “like chickens the can work the ground for you” and some are just good old food. Here are some pictures to show some i will update later when i can get proper pins set up.  

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My Journey

   I am building this blog to share my journey on the path to a more sustainable life. I live in a high desert climate and I am on the outskirts of a fairly small town, My plan is to share all the steps from building fixing and setting up systems to help sustain the life me and the family aim for. If you have any requests of things for me to try my email[…]

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Dogs in the heat.

                                                         Don’t forget the dogs.    The heat wave is coming and its time take extra care with the animals. Make sure everyone has lots of water, shade, and good ventilation. don’t forget the dogs while most dogs don’t provide us with food for the most part with[…]

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The pigs get a bigger pen.

I moved the pigs to a bigger pen now that they are getting bigger they needed a bit more space. I also described a little how to build a pig pen. I can go into more detail in a later post.

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Finished the chicken tractor …. well for the most part.

Chicken tractor. How to build a chicken tractor, with salvaged materials very cheap and effective plus it is good to recycle.I still may cover the run area with shade cloth due to the extreme heat in the summers let me know what you guys think.

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Chicken tractor

I was able to salvage a shipping crate from a local retailer so I thought………. Chicken tractor. What is a chicken tractor you ask? Well it is a small light weight pin for your chickens that will keep them protected and give you the ability to move them around your property so they can work the land. Here is a picture of the one I started.

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Chicken coop from scrap lumber

I had a bunch of wood laying around so I wanted to add another chicken coop this is it so far.

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